OpenPGP is a non-proprietary protocol for encrypting email using public key cryptography

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What keys is GnuPG using for signature verification?

Let assume that I have a list of three key pair on my bash screen when I run the following commands: gpg2 --list-keys and gpg2 --list-secret-keys My question is, when I run the following command ...
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Code of conduct: “The key has already been imported.”

I would like to activate a PPA, and for that I need to sign the code of conduct. I uploaded my GPG key fingerprint and downloaded the conduct txt. But when I access the signing page I get this ...
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how to prevent kleopatra (or other openpgp tools) from storing your key passphrases

I am trying to use kleopatra to encrypt not just messages but files as well. I have noticed that when decrypting a file, it no longer asks me for the key's pass-phrase. Presumably because the ...
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How to retain Enigmail/OpenPGP passphrase with Kubuntu?

I am using Enigmail with Thunderbird to crypt my emails and I would like it to retain my passphrase for some time. In Enigmail settings it is possible to set a duration to memorize the passphrase. ...
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Error using GPG encryption in Evolution

After I did fresh install of Ubuntu 15.10 I had to setup GPG encryption with Evolution again and it is not working properly (prior to fresh install it worked fine on Ubuntu 15.04 After I select ...
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Lost PGP private key and want to remove it from keyserver.ubuntu.com

Because of an accidental formatting I've lost two private keys(no backup). I've generated a new one but I want to remove the lost ones from the keyserver.
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How to use an exisiting OpenPGP key from Launchpad

I want gpg to use my existing active OpenPGP key from Launchpad without having to generate and import a new key. $ gpg --list-keys returns nothing. Btw I'm trying to sign the Code of Conduct $ ...
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How Can I Change PPA Fingerprint

I understand that if you create a PPA you have to accept the Ubuntu Code Of Conduct, and that in order to do so you have to register your OpenPGP fingerprint. Now, let's say that I lose my data on my ...
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How to revoke old OpenPGP keys?

I've been foolish over the years and created a few OpenPGP keys for various reasons (mostly self teaching) and never revoked any of them or changed them etc before re-installs or whatnot. Anyhow I ...
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GPG vs PGP keys - I am confused [duplicate]

Is it a GPG key or a PGP key? Or do you just use gpg to produce the pgp key? I see them used together, and its just a tad bit confusing. What do they stand for?
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I Get “gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found” error while importing google key

Everything was working but suddenly stopped. I just didn't upgrade my Ubuntu 14.04 for two months. Now when I want to upgrade I get some errors. First I run sudo apt-get update: E: GPG error: ...
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Omnikey 6121: cannot write to OpenPGP smartcard

I am trying to use an Omnikey 6121 smartcard reader with an OpenPGPv2 smart card. The reader is recognized, as I see from gpg --card-status and I was able to edit some card details like URL, name etc ...
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Why am I unable to access OpenPGP keys on Seahorse and access encrypted files?

I am unable to access my OpenPGP keys on Seahorse. I tried to create a new key but the key never appeared (though it did prompt me for details). After trying to create a new keyring none of the keys ...
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How do I sign Ubuntu Code of Conduct with specific OpenPGP key?

I have four OpenPGP keys, I need to sign the Ubuntu Code of Conduct with a specific OpenPGP key. How do I make one of the OpenPGP key is default so I can sign the code with that key?
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Couldn't generate PGP key, general error

Now I'm using Ubuntu12.04.04 LTS. I tried to create my gpg key with following steps on "Passwords and Keys" program. I don't know why this error was occurred. According to I skipped some ...
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Unknown pgp key in my key ring

I have a key in my keyring and I don't know how it got there. Every other key I imported other than this one. How do keys make it into the keyring other than by me importing them?
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Can't import keys to keyring, nothing happening

I'm trying to use Keyring's import functionality but nothing happens - neither an error of any sort, nor any of my keys getting imported into Keyring's GUI. I created a public/private key using gpg ...
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If I have multiple OpenPGP keys in GnuPG with the same user ID/e-mail address, how can I distinguish between them?

I have multiple OpenPGP keys that I am managing with GPG. The problem is, they have the same user ID and the same e-mail address. How do I tell GPG the difference when I am, say, encrypting a file?
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backtrack repository adding to ubuntu 12.04 error

After executing wget http://all.repository.backtrack-linux.org/backtrack.gpg -O – | sudo apt-key add - I'm getting an error like gpg: no valid OpenPGP data found. How can I complete this task ...
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How do I create a PGP Key Revocation Certificate in Seahorse

I created a PGP Key using Seahorse in Ubuntu's Passwords and Keys (13.04). To my understanding, creating a revocation certificate for the PGP key is important for a couple of reasons. I don't see any ...
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You need a passphrase to unlock the secret key for user

From launchpad I have an email containing OpenPGP encrypted key. I received that email in gmail. But gmail wont decrypt it. Then I setup Thunderbird for gmail account and installed Enigmail for ...
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GnuPG v1.4.10 cant read

I was thinking of "Getting Involved" with Ubuntu and decided to join the Bug Squad. After a few steps of joining, I got an email with a OpenPGP key licenced at Gnu version 1.4.10 and went on their ...
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How to obtain a S/MIME certificate for e-mail encryption?

There are parties, e.g. enterprises, that uses S/MIME certificates for e-mail encryption. To my understanding Thunderbird has support by default for S/MIME. But I have not found a way to obtain a ...
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How do I discover a PPA's PGP key?

I would like to be able to see the openPGP key of a PPA. I do not wish to add it to my sysetm. I only need to know what the key is. How might I discover this?
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How do I make a PGP key?

How do I make a PGP key? I'd like to have it for signing PPA uploads and such.
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what is the PPA's OpenPGP ID?

I'm creating a LiveCD from this guide and came across a line I do not understand: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys 12345678 #Substitute "12345678" with the PPA's OpenPGP ...
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How do I export my OpenPGP key? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make a PGP key? I have tried the method prescribed in the Launchpad but it seems like I can't establish a connection with the key server. Using a web browser to ...
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Can not read OpenPGP card as non-root?

Same OpenPGP card and reader setup were working fine on Ubuntu 11.04 Natty. After upgrading to Ocelet with a clean install I ran into the basically the same issue this guy posted about here. To ...
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How do I decrypt a openpgp email?

I recently installed quickly to develop an ubuntu application (my first). I looked at the tutorial videos at developer.ubuntu.com. I followed all the steps and then ran quickly release at which point ...
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How to share one pgp-key on multiple machines?

How can I export a pgp-key from one machine and import it to another? The only way I figured out (in seahorse) was to import it to the section other keys. But I want to use one single pgp-key from ...